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2008 BMW 528xi 3.0L thermostat VIN: WBANV13578
This BMW came in behind a tow truck, it was run into a ditch. Trans leaked out when cooler was smashed and radiator and fan were bent and broken (not leaking). Replaced the damaged components and filled with coolant and trans fluid. Vehicle drives good but...
2009 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L Stall VIN: 5GAER23D09
Vehicle came in with p0008 replaced timing chain guide tensioners and bank 1 phasers. Went to start just starts for a few seconds and dies. Disconnected battery cleaned and reset throttle body cleaned maf. If I start it enough it get the P0336 code looking... Trouble codes: P0336
2006 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L fuse 18 VIN: 1D4HB48276
I have this 2006 Durango that intermittently on the highway blows fuse 18 (on this build it is a 10 amp fuse) and the car will stall . The circuit in question is F202 a pink wire with a grey tracer according to my alldata diagram it is a ignition hot wire ...
2015 Dodge Dart SE 2.0L Oil light VIN: 1C3CDFAA1F
Having trouble with a oil light coming on after engine get to full operating temperature. Right before the cooling fans come on the oil light will come on and warning chime. Hooked up manual oil pressure gauge with switch in line. Also and found manual gau...
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L No Start VIN: KM8SC13E65
Hey fella's. Need your help once again. I have a this Santa Fe Hyundai, with a crank no start. I have checked the most obvious. Fuel pressure good. can command fuel pump on and get about 40-45 psi. I have checked all the fuses, good. Ran a quick test with ... Trouble codes: N0NE
1993 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: SAJKW1740P
Help Jaguar technicians!! This car came to us after another shop did a valve grind. when accelerating gradually at reaching the speed of 60 mph exactly( i believe this is right when the trans locks up torque converter), it will buck and jerk like a kid lea...
2012 Kia Optima SX 2.0L Starting VIN: 5XXGR4A67C
I have this 2012 Kia Optima that the customer smelled electrical wires burning, It stalled going down the road at 55MPH. I checked fuses, all are good. underhood all have power with ignition on. the ones inside car there is only 3 that have power with key ...
2013 Kia Sorento LX 2.4L Hesitation, limp mode VIN: 5XYKTDA64D
heres what happens. it is an intermittent problem. it happens when going uphill and you step on the gas, when it downshifts it hesitates and goes into limp mode. The tach stops working and the 4wd symbol comes on. The first time it acted up I saw the crank... Trouble codes: P0336, C1526
2014 Kia Sorento LX 2.4L door locks VIN: 5XYKTCA65E
customer purchased used a couple months back.i have not seen this vehicle previously.it has the flip key with lock/unlock buttons,open hatch buttons.when you press the buttons,you get marker lights that flash,which would indicate that the transmitter is wo...
2013 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 4.6L Mechanical VIN: WDDNG9EB1D
Engine: M278.932. Bad compression cylinder #5. Per Mercedes LI01.30-P-061835, we are going to replace the left cylinder head. My dealer has done 7 in 2019. I am going to do my homework in WIS and ASRA, but if anyone has done the job, your input would be ap...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT4RN13PXR
I have a 1994 Toyota pickup 2.4 22-RE EFI, 4X4 with a standard transmission. It did not run when it came to me I installed a Jasper reman engine along with new injectors and fuel tank, tank has all new internal parts . Cold it will fire up idle good then s...
2010 Toyota RAV4 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T3ZF4DV0A
So 2 weeks later vehicle returned to shop with a check engine light on and code P0456 small evap leak. After previous repair vehicle passed self test and had no further problems after fueling. During inspection and smoke test with LDP / Vent solenoid close... Trouble codes: P0456 (Small evap leak)
2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Key Not Programmed VIN: YV1MS682X5
Please - I really need a quick assessment from a Volvo tech who is familiar with Key programming. We purchased this 2005 Volvo S-40 2.5 without an ignition key, ordered 2 from the Volvo dealer, and they tried to program it but said that they could not g...
2010 Volvo C70 T5 2.5L Left door VIN: YV1672MC7A
left front door won't open from inside or outside. Code CEM-6C05 central lock, driver door lock failure is active, won't clear. It needs a Left door latch, but we can't get the door open to replace the latch. We've tried beating on the door, tried to open ...
2012 Volvo XC70 3.2 3.2L Mechanical VIN: YV4940BZ9C
Good evening Volvo techs. I have this Volvo in for routine service, brakes and tires. When we started the motor to put it out it made a horrible noise from the engine that I have narrowed down to the intake manifold. It lasts for about 30 seconds on cold s...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2008 BMW 535xi 3.0L Surge VIN: WBANV93588
Please read my Update of 7 Nov 2019. I also should have been clearer about the background and apologize for cutting corners in my haste. This car came into us in October because of a Water Pump problem that caused reduced power. The original DTCs/symptoms ...
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L esp VIN: 1G1AK55F97
Replacing P/S Motor Cured The Intermittent Steering Issue & Code P0475 ESP Motor Fault. Thanks For Your Input
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7HU18D54
So, this turned out to be a fuel quality issue. Found that the fuel trim would add fuel on bank 1 when it would run poorly, but good otherwise. A fuel sample was collected and found to contain a significant amount of water. The way the fuel rail is laid out on... Trouble codes: P0157 (2/2 O2 sensor voltage low), P0137 (1/2 O2 sensor voltage low), P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0307 (Cylinder 7 misfire), P0404 (EGR circuit range/performance), P0207 (Injector circuit open cylinder 7).
2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L Heat/Air Conditioning VIN: 1GKFK66U15
This one is fixed, although I have no idea why. I fought with it over and over again and my son came out and installed the original actuator and programmed it, whala, everything worked. Pisses me off when he does that but I am glad it worked out. The only thin...
2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic 5.5L Suspension VIN: WDDNG86X48
We had been waiting for this vehicle to return. We did fix it, with a r/f level sensor and repairing a pinched wire at that connector. My post was mainly requesting information on the code, which I have found out is related to the airmatic ride height. Than...
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